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Oscars bring boom time to Tinseltown

Oscars bring boom time to Tinseltown

All eyes will be on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday for the 86th installment of the Academy Awards, an annual production that provides an upswing for local businesses and puts Los Angeles’ entertainment industry at center stage. The Oscars are seemingly a win-win for the city, though its benefits appear to be difficult [...] [...more]

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Biggest night in film returns to Hollywood

Biggest night in film returns to Hollywood

Awards season reaches its annual climax on Sunday with the 86th annual Academic Awards, and the winners have never felt more obvious (and only occasionally deserving). Prepare yourself for a celebration of quirky characters, unlikely sci-fi gems and a Disney song worthy of Broadway notoriety. Best Leading Actress While one of her best performances to [...] [...more]

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Hollywood readies for close-up

Hollywood readies for close-up

Preparations are underway for the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 24. The event will be hosted by comedian Seth MacFarlane. Around Hollywood, the annual street closures have commenced, and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation has begun to enforce its restricted no-parking policy in the area. On Feb. 24, [...] [...more]

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The unknown and the no-shows

The unknown and the no-shows

With only a few days left until the Academy Awards, it’s time to catch up on all those movies Oscar plans to celebrate. You might need a bit more time than normal since Oscar favored quite a few lesser-known flicks. (So find an open Blockbuster quick (if you can) since mail-order DVDs won’t make it [...] [...more]

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Oscars to Remain in Hollywood

Oscars to Remain in Hollywood

Following prospects that the Oscars could be headed to downtown Los Angeles or elsewhere, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has signed a 20-year agreement to keep the Academy Awards in Hollywood. Furthermore, the Oscars will stay in the same venue, which will be known as the Dolby Theatre, per a 20-year agreement [...] [...more]

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Academy Awards Show Goes On Without Kodak

Academy Awards Show Goes On Without Kodak

Suffice it to say, this year’s Academy Awards could be the last at the Kodak Theatre. No, the Oscars hasn’t announced that it is will be moving out of Hollywood; U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper has allowed Eastman Kodak Co. to terminate its sponsorship of the theatre, effective immediately. “It’s served a good purpose, but [...] [...more]

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‘The Unknown and the Great?’: Tim Posada’s Predictions for the 2012 Oscars

‘The Unknown and the Great?’: Tim Posada’s Predictions for the 2012 Oscars

The awards season comes to its annual climax this Sunday as the Hollywood elite, otherwise known as those illusive members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, decide what films we, the viewing public, should care about. We’ll see some familiar faces on the bill, like “Harry Potter”, “Transformers” (don’t worry, only for [...] [...more]

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